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In the following sections you will find information about teaching and other related positions that have become available, including any special requirements..

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Open Positions

1.0 FTE Elementary Teacher - Sunset Elementary

Sunset Elementary School is hiring a 1.0 FTE Elementary teacher for the 2020-2021 school year.  00 Elementary license is required.  Sunset Elementary School is a rural, two room schoolhouse located in Greenough, MT on the Paws up Ranch, approximately 35 miles from Missoula and 25 miles from Seeley Lake.  Expected enrollment for next year is 17 students total in grades K-8. Each classroom will have 8-9 students. We employ 2 teachers and a teachers aide, and contract for special education services. We also contract with a certified art teacher to teach visual arts 2x per month and a music instructor 1x per week for one semester.

This is a multigrade position. Specifically, the incoming teacher will be responsible for teaching two sections of ELA and two sections of science (K-4 and 5-8), while the other teacher teaches math and social studies to each group. Other subjects will be assigned based on individual interests and strengths.  This is a unique opportunity to grow as a teacher in a supportive environment rich in resources and with a great deal of autonomy. The successful candidate will be a self-starter who is highly organized, hard-working, creative, and interested in learning to teach all grade levels, K-8.

Starting salary is $30,000 for a first year teacher. Benefits include health, dental, and optical insurance paid 100% for individual coverage and 10 sick/personal days.

Please contact Erin Lipkind, Missoula County Superintendent of Schools, for an application. You will need to submit, via email, the application along with a cover letter, transcripts, resume, 3-5 letters of reference, and a copy of your Montana teaching license or a statement that your license is forthcoming. or 406-258-4860.

Certified application - Sunset Elementary

Substitute Teachers

Woodman Elementary (8 miles west of Lolo on Hwy 12) and Sunset Elementary (Greenough) are looking for substitute teachers.  Pay is $100/full day and $60/half day.  If interested, please contact the Missoula County Superintendent's Office at 258-4860 for an application.  Must be able to pass a background check and have a High School diploma.

Substitute Teacher - Woodman Elementary

Substitute Teacher - Sunset Elementary


Contact Information: 

Jessica Bird

Missoula County Superintendent of Schools Office
Phone: (406) 258-4860
Fax: (406) 258-3973
410 W. Spruce
Missoula, MT 59802


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